John Korah is a Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

He received his bachelor degree in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, India (2000). He received M.S. in Electrical Engg (2002) and Ph.D. in Computer Science (2010), both from Virginia Tech.

Research Areas

Large scale information processing, parallel & distributed processing, information retrieval, computational social systems, cybersecurity, modeling & simulation

Research Topics

  • Big Data: Distributed processing frameworks for time and resource bound information retrieval applications in large and dynamic search space
  • Cyber Security: Insider threat modeling in cyber systems utilizing computational behavioral modeling
  • Cloud Computing: Performance modeling with special emphasis on disaster management applications
  • Computational Social Systems: Modeling complex real world scenarios such as political instability and cross-border disease spread
  • High Performance Computing: Large and dynamic social network analysis using anytime anywhere algorithms
  • Performance Modeling & Analysis: Network load and performance modeling in network centric systems

He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Supercomputing and IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics.

Department of Computer Science
Illinois Institute of Technology
Stuart Building 235
10 W 31st St.
Chicago, IL 60616